Manitoba held the latest draw under three PNP’s, inviting 278 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination on February 24.
Distribution of Manitoba PNP Draw, February 24
Total Invitations- 278
|PNP’s||Number of invitations||Minimum EOI Score|
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||206||612|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||39|
Considered only if:
-Directly invited under Strategic Recruitment Initiative
-Had an IRCC Express Entry ID & Job Seeker Validation Code
|International Education Stream||33||No Requirement|
The Express Entry candidates got 66 invitations among the total.
The candidates invited in the latest MPNP draw are only eligible to receive the nomination when their IRCC profile is valid at the time of their application assessed by the province.
Selected candidates had indicated-
- they were working in a regulated occupation,
- were fully licensed to work in Manitoba.
The applications of those candidates will be rejected who are not working in a regulated occupation and fail to provide valid proof of completing all licensing steps for being employed in Manitoba.
About Manitoba Immigration Programs:
Skilled Workers Stream
This stream selects the candidates based on the needs of the Manitoba employers. The internationally trained and experienced workers who have the capability to work in the local labor market are nominated to receive Canadian PR under this stream.
There are two pathways to enter through this stream:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Workers Overseas
International Education Stream
This stream provides students graduating in Manitoba, meeting the needs of industry pathways to the nomination.
There are three pathways to enter through this stream:
- Career Employment Pathway
- Graduate Internship Pathway
- International Student Entrepreneur Pilot
Overseas candidates have to demonstrate their connections with the province through previous experience there, close family ties, or an invitation from one of Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives.
Candidates having a full-time job offer from the province employer will receive the invitation under Skilled Workers in the Manitoba category.
Manitoba graduates will receive their application under International Education Stream, & they have to demonstrate their in-demand skills.
The candidate need not live in Manitoba during the application process.
About Express Entry Process:
It is an application management system that manages applications for the economic immigration programs of Canada. Canadia Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker Program, & the Federal Skilled Trades Program are the three programs that use Express Entry. PNP candidates in the Express Entry have already qualified for one of these programs.
Express Entry uses CRS, Comprehensive Ranking System which is a points-based system used to rank the profiles of the candidates. The top-scoring candidates receive an ITA and then they can apply for PR through regular Express Entry draws.
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